Human Resource and Development Minister Ramesh Pokhriyal Nishank, said on Sunday that the government would take a decision on reopening schools and colleges on April 14, after reviewing the situation. Significantly, due to Corona virus, on 24 March, the Prime Minister closed all educational institutions and the examinations were postponed a week before the nationwide lockdown.
Nishank said that if the educational institutions remain closed even after April 14, then their ministry is fully prepared to ensure that students do not lose their education. At present, there are 34 crore students in the country, which is more than the total population of America. They are our most valuables and safety of students and teachers is extremely important for the government.
Many schools and colleges are taking online classes these days after the government announced the closure of educational institutions to avoid the Corona epidemic. Meanwhile, a survey said that for online classes, only 57 percent of the students needed to keep computer hardware, routers and printers at home.
In a survey conducted by Local Circles, more than 25,000 people said that students find it difficult to share resources with their parents, as they too are working from home. About 57 percent of the people said that their children need hardware, tablets, printers and routers to participate in online classes. At the same time, 43 percent said that they do not need these resources.